Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1920 - 1989 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Businesses
Business enterprises
Content: Some photographs bear photographer's or photography studio's handstamp on verso; some images bear photographer's signature or name printed on recto. Some items have handwritten or printed captions on verso. Somephotos have press releases attached to verso.
Content: The collection documents mainly Black-owned business establishments in Harlem, New York, from the 1920s to the 1980s with the bulk of the images being from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Content: Collection contains work by Otis C. Butler, James C. Campbell, and Cecil Layne, among others.
Physical Description
Extent: 111 items (.3 cubic ft., 1 box) 1 photographic print : gelatin silver, b ; 36 x 28 cm. 107 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 1 photomechanical print : col. ; 28 x 22 cm. 2 photographic postcards : 9 x 14 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16192756
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2f732fe0-c62a-012f-d38f-58d385a7bc34
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